Everything Does Not Happen For a Reason

Friendship, philosophy and hypotheticals.

by Brandon Halsey (@gettinAfterIt)
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Intentional Walk Hypothetical

Baseball managers have the propensity to outcoach or over-manage the moment. What would you do, if you could influence their decision(s), that, in hindsight, were wrong?

by Brandon Halsey (@gettinAfterIt)
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NBA Metaphorical Metamorphosis, Part Five: Playoff Push

What if the Knicks get into the playoffs? And then, what if they beat the #1 seed?

by Brandon Halsey (@gettinAfterIt)

NBA Metaphorical Metamorphosis, Part Four: Tanking Hope

The theory is; if you tank, you can rebuild quicker. But what happens with you’re rebuilding with the wrong personnel? Such is the story of the majority of the NBA.

by Brandon Halsey (@gettinAfterIt)

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MLB: 2014 AL Central Predictions

Naturally, it’s difficult to bet against a team whose ace is sleeping with Kate Upton, but Kate Upton’s gorgeous looks can’t help the arm of another 200+ innings.

by Aaron M Canada (@booyahcanada)
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The Confusion of Cool; A Gross Golf Misconduct

The contrast between ‘cool’ and ‘good’ is an impossible riddle.

by Brandon Halsey (@gettinAfterIt)
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The Problematic Genius of ‘The Walking Dead’

Commercials, bad acting coupled with poor character development and a bunch of unreliable zombies = The Walking Dead

by Brandon Halsey (@gettinAfterIt)
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MLB: 2014 AL East Predictions

The wise guys like Boston and Tampa Bay at even odds to win the AL East. How does this correspond to Aaron’s predictions?

by Aaron M Canada (@booyahcanada)

MLB: 2014 NL West Predictions

It’s no secret I’m not impressed by guys who single their way to a high batting averages…

by Aaron M Canada (@booyahcanada)

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MLB: 2014 NL East Predictions

Are the Nationals poised for a ’14 bounceback?

by Aaron M Canada (@booyahcanada)

MLB: 2014 NL Central Predictions

The economics of a pitching rotation almost tells you all you need to know.

by Aaron M Canada (@booyahcanada)

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DeSean ‘Gangsta Gangsta’ Jackson

Lucky Charms, DeSean Jackson and the morning of a true O.G.

by Brandon Halsey (@gettinAfterIt)
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Who Butters the Bread?

A reminder of the blessings of the student athlete and some perspective on who truly feels the pressure.

by Joseph Rixon (@joeyrix)
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Mark Sanchez and Michael Vick: A Completely Fictional Phone Dialogue

Hypothetically, let’s assume Sanchez called Vick to exchange a conversation about new adventures. Remember, this never actually happened, or what if it has?

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by Brandon Halsey (@gettinAfterIt) and Michael V. Jones (@DTSwMVJ)
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Mount Rushmore, Part Two: All ‘Bad Boy’ Team

“When you go out there and do the things you’re supposed to do, people view you as selfish.” – Wilt Chamberlain

by Brandon Halsey (@gettinAfterIt)

The Mysticism of March Madness

The Cinderella myth and the fascination with bracketology…

by Brandon Halsey (@gettinAfterIt)

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Kobe is the MVP

There’s two different versions of Kobe Bryant and it’s not just about switching jersey numbers from eight to twenty-four and blatantly copying Jordan by shaving his head bald.

by Brandon Halsey (@gettinAfterIt)
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NBA Metaphorical Metamorphosis, Part Three: Revising the Playoff Format

If we change the current postseason format would the regular season become a better product?

by Brandon Halsey (@gettinAfterIt)
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The NBA Metaphorical Metamorphosis, Part Two

Introduction of problematic NBA salaries with the two NY teams and my fictional 11-man Stoudemire and Carmelo $46.74M cap-hit All-Star team.

by Brandon Halsey (@gettinAfterIt)

Mount Rushmore, Part One: Michael Jordan

What do Elvis, Hemingway, Axl Rose and Michael Jordan have in common? Not a whole lot actually…

by Brandon Halsey (@gettinAfterIt)

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NFL 2014 Coaching Carousel, Part Two

The Holy Grail of NFL Coaching Tree, a look back into the 2012 coaching carousel and the fate of Jason Garrett.

by Brandon Halsey (@gettinAfterIt)

NFL 2014 Coaching Carousel, Part One

Why Gary Kubiak was the first of many soon-to-be coaching casualties?

by Brandon Halsey (@gettinAfterIt)

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The NBA Metaphorical Metamorphosis, Part One

If Doc Brown knocked on my door, I would jump in the DeLorean and change three things…

by Brandon Halsey (@gettinAfterIt)

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